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Histoire naturelle et morale des iles Antilles de l'Amerique, : enrichie d'un grand nombre de belles figures en taille douce, qui representent au naturel les places, & les raretez les plus considerables qui y sont décrites. : Avec un vocabulaire caraïbe (1681)

Author: Rochefort, Charles de, 1605-1683; Rochefort, César de, d. 1690; Poincy, Louis de, d. 1660; Breton, Raymond, 1609-1679
Subject: Carib Indians; Carib language; Natural history; Apalachee Indians; Indian linguistics; Imprint 1681
Publisher: A Rotterdam, : Chez Reinier Leers,
Language: French
Call number: b2229245
Digitizing sponsor: John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor: John Carter Brown Library
Collection: jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana

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Added, engraved title page

Authorship from Echeverria & Wilkie. Also attributed to Louis de Poincy and to César de Rochefort

A reissue of the 2nd, 1665, ed., with a new t.p. and the addition of a 43 p. supplement

First ed. published Rotterdam, 1658

In two parts. Part 2 has special part title page

Signatures: a-d e² A-4E 4F² (3M4 missigned 3M2); A-E F² (F2 verso blank)

Title vignette

Cf. Echeverria & Wilkie. French image, 658/3 and 681/4

Cf. Cundall, F. Bib. of the West Indies, p. 99

"Digression contenant un abregé de l'histoire naturelle & morale du Païs des Apalachites," p. 373-434

"Vocabulaire caraïbe," by Raymond Breton, p. 571-583

"Recit de l'estat present des celebres colonies de la Virginie, de Marie-Land, de la Caroline, du nouveau Duché d'York, de Penn-Sylvania, & de la Nouvelle Angleterre," 43, [1] p. at end, has separate title page, pagination, and signatures

Includes bibliographical references

Echeverria & Wilkie. French image

Brown, J.C. Cat., 1482-1700

Palau y Dulcet (2nd ed.)

John Carter Brown Library copy: Bound in contemporary calf

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